A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 28 km SSW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (17 miles). The temblor was detected at 12:29:08 / 12:29 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 18/05/20 / 2020-05-18 22:29:08 / May 18, 2020 @ 10:29 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us70009mmz. Ids that are associated to the event: ak0206e8z0d3, us70009mmz. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 104.93 km (65 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 178.3631 East, latitude 51.7049 North, depth = 104.93 km.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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